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JEAN ZIEGLER, THE OPTIMISM OF WILLPOWER

Nicolas Wadimoff
CH 2016    60' 92'
⚬ Society ⚬ Current Affairs & Politics 

Synopsis

"A child who dies from hunger is a murdered child." - Jean Ziegler, Vice President of the Advisory Committee of the UN Right Council.

An in-depth documentary on the charismatic and controversial sociologist, professor and best-selling author Jean Ziegler and his endless belief in socialism. With intimate access we witness Ziegler’s battle against poverty and for economical independence of developing countries. Ziegler’s books have been translated into many languages and distributed worldwide.

Credits

Director

Nicolas Wadimoff

Producers

Emmanuel Gétaz

Co-Producers

Irène Challand, Gaspard Lamunière

Executive Producer

Emmanuel Gétaz

Production Company

Dreampixies

Co-Production Company

RTS-SRG SSR (Swiss Television)

Cinematography

Camille Cottagnoud

Editor

Carine Sudan

Music

Bill Laswell

Sound

Carlos Ibanez Diaz

Festivals

Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur 2016

Französische Filmtage Tübingen 2016

RIDM 2016

Locarno 2016

Film Details

Runtimes 60' 92'
Spoken Languages French, Spanish, German, English
Production Countries Switzerland

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